Passerine Migration

Stopovers and Flight

Authors: Chernetsov, Nikita

  • This monograph is the first attempt to summarize and critically review the vast literature on stopover ecology and behaviour of songbirds

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About this book

Most birds cannot cover the distance between their breeding and winter quarters in one hop. They have to make multiple flights alternated with stopovers. Which factors govern the birds’ decisions to stop, to stop for how long, when to resume flight? What is better – to accumulate much fuel and to make long flights for many hundreds of kilometres, or to travel in small steps? Is it necessary to find habitats similar to the breeding ones or other habitats would do? Are long migratory flights indeed so costly energetically as usually assumed? This monograph summarizes our current knowledge on the ecology of songbird migrants during migratory stopovers and on their behaviour.​

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eBook 130,89 €
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Hardcover 176,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29019-0
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 165,21 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-43328-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Passerine Migration
Book Subtitle
Stopovers and Flight
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-29020-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-29020-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-29019-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43328-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 184
Topics